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Dover overview

Dover is a friendly place, distinct for its beaches and historical sites, and known for its marina and casinos. You'll enjoy Dover's museums and university spirit. Take in some of the area's local culture at Biggs Museum of American Art and The State House Museum. Visit local attractions like Schwartz Center for the Arts and Old State House. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Dover is for you.

Where to stay in Dover

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Dover has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Dover with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Dover hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Dover hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Dover

Fly in to Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), 51.9 mi (83.6 km) from central Dover.

What to see around Dover

The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Biggs Museum of American Art
  • • The State House Museum
  • • Museum of Small Town Life
  • • Delaware State Museums
  • • Johnson Victrola Museum
It's recognised for its beaches. Top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Pickering Beach
  • • Woodland Beach
  • • Slaughter Beach
Below are some favourite shopping areas where you can find that perfect souvenir – or simply browse:
  • • Spence's Bazaar
  • • Edgehill Shopping Center
  • • Bay Court Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Gateway West Shopping Center
  • • The Centre at Dover Shopping Center
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Schwartz Center for the Arts
  • • Old State House
  • • Delaware State Visitor Center
  • • First State Heritage Park
  • • Delaware State Capitol

When to visit Dover

Wondering when the best time to visit is? Here are seasonal trends to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 16°C day, -3°C night
  • April-June: 30°C day, 5°C night
  • July-September: 31°C day, 13°C night
  • October-December: 23°C day, -2°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 277 cm
  • April-June: 309 cm
  • July-September: 320 cm
  • October-December: 268 cm
  • Shopping
  • Family-friendly
  • Dining
  • Beaches
  • Business-friendly
  • Historical sites